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Collaborations, Best Practices, and Collection Development for Born-Digital and Digitized Materials

Collaborations, Best Practices, and Collection Development for Born-Digital and Digitized Materials

Date: 2007
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R. & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This paper discusses collaborations, best practices, and collection development for the preservation of born-digital and digitized materials.
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Collecting and Disseminating New Music: Originally Presented as "The Impact of Women in Music, New Composers Forum"

Collecting and Disseminating New Music: Originally Presented as "The Impact of Women in Music, New Composers Forum"

Date: July 18, 2002
Creator: Hartsock, Ralph
Description: Paper contributed to the 2002 Bar Harbor Music Festival. This paper discusses collecting and disseminating new music and the impact of women in music.
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Comparison of Digital Asset Management Systems (work area E)

Comparison of Digital Asset Management Systems (work area E)

Date: March 21, 2007
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Polyakov, Serhiy
Description: Paper for an Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) Grant Partner Uplift Project. This paper describes examinations of various digital asset management systems' (DAMS) capabilities and functions. Evaluation is based on the documentation relating to each package.
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Comparison of Full-text Versus Metadata Searching in an Institutional Repository: Case Study of the UNT Scholarly Works

Comparison of Full-text Versus Metadata Searching in an Institutional Repository: Case Study of the UNT Scholarly Works

Date: February 8, 2015
Creator: Waugh, Laura; Tarver, Hannah; Phillips, Mark Edward & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: This paper discusses a case study comparing full-text versus metadata searching in the University of North Texas (UNT) Scholarly Works institutional repository.
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Content Divide: Africa and the Global Knowledge Footprint Sponsored by: SIG/III

Content Divide: Africa and the Global Knowledge Footprint Sponsored by: SIG/III

Date: October 2012
Creator: Assefa, Shimelis; Rorissa, Abebe; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Albright, Kendra
Description: This paper discusses Africa and the global knowledge footprint.
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Curation of the End-of-Term Web Archive

Curation of the End-of-Term Web Archive

Date: 2011
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.; Ko, Lauren & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: Paper for the 2011 IS&T Archiving Conference. This paper discusses the Classification of the End-of-Term Archive research project at the University of North Texas.
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Current Quality Assurance Practices in Web Archiving

Current Quality Assurance Practices in Web Archiving

Date: August 19, 2014
Creator: Reyes Ayala, Brenda; Phillips, Mark Edward & Ko, Lauren
Description: This paper presents the results of a survey of quality assurance (QA) practices within the field of web archiving. To understand current QA practices, the authors surveyed 54 institutions engaged in web archiving, which included national libraries, colleges and universities, and museums and art libraries.
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The Cybercemetery: Prolonging Usable Afterlife

The Cybercemetery: Prolonging Usable Afterlife

Date: 2004
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson; Hastings, Samantha Kelly & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: Paper for the 2004 IS&T Annual Archiving Conference. This paper discusses issues related to digital resource management when capturing and preserving web-based, heterogeneous digital materials produced by a variety of software in various versions.
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Data Desiccation: Facilitating Long-Term Access, Use, and Reuse of ETDs

Data Desiccation: Facilitating Long-Term Access, Use, and Reuse of ETDs

Date: September 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: This paper discusses data desiccation and facilitating the long-term access, use, and reuse of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs).
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The DataRes Research Project on Data Management

The DataRes Research Project on Data Management

Date: February 2012
Creator: Halbert, Martin; Moen, William E. & Keralis, Spencer D. C.
Description: Paper for the 2012 International iConference. This presentation discusses data management and the DataRes Project.
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The Denton Declaration: An Open Data Manifesto

The Denton Declaration: An Open Data Manifesto

Date: November 2013
Creator: unknown
Description: Paper included in a report for the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) on research data management and the DataRes Project. This section reports on The Denton Declaration. Abstract: On May 22, 2012, at the University of North Texas, a group of technologists and librarians, scholars and researchers, university administrators, and other stakeholders gathered to discuss and articulate best practices and emerging trends in research data management. This declaration bridges the converging interests of these stakeholders and promotes collaboration, transparency, and accountability across organizational and disciplinary boundaries.
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Diffusion of Scientific Knowledge in Agriculture: The Case for Africa

Diffusion of Scientific Knowledge in Agriculture: The Case for Africa

Date: July 2013
Creator: Assefa, Shimelis; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Rorissa, Abebe
Description: Paper discussing the diffusion of scientific knowledge on agriculture for Africa. Using exploratory research method, this paper set out to investigate existing knowledge diffusion models and their limitations, available best practices, and the potential to infuse translational research as a way to augment extension service programs in SSA agricultural practices.
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Digital Curation Tools: Metadata Enhancement with Selenium IDE

Digital Curation Tools: Metadata Enhancement with Selenium IDE

Date: February 2013
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Weidner, Andrew
Description: Paper accompanying a poster presentation for the 2013 International iConference. This paper describes metadata enhancement with Selenium IDE.
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Digital Preservation of Newspapers: Findings of the Chronicles in Preservation Project

Digital Preservation of Newspapers: Findings of the Chronicles in Preservation Project

Date: October 2012
Creator: Skinner, Katherine; Schultz, Matt; Halbert, Martin & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: In this paper, the authors describe research led by Educopia Institute regarding the preservation needs for digitized and born-digital newspapers. The 'Chronicles in Preservation' project, builds upon previous efforts (e.g. the U.S. National Digital Newspaper Program) to look more broadly at the needs of digital newspapers in all of their diverse and challenging forms. This paper conveys the findings of the first research phase, including substantive survey results regarding digital newspaper curation practices.
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Empowering Digital Libraries Users through Combining Taxonomies with Folksonomies

Empowering Digital Libraries Users through Combining Taxonomies with Folksonomies

Date: October 2012
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Rorissa, Abebe
Description: This paper accompanies a poster presentation discussing empowering digital libraries users through combining taxonomies and folksonomies.
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Enhancing Content Visibility in Institutional Repositories: Overview of Factors that Affect Digital Resources Discoverability

Enhancing Content Visibility in Institutional Repositories: Overview of Factors that Affect Digital Resources Discoverability

Date: February 2013
Creator: Tmava, Ahmet Meti & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: Paper accompanying a poster for the 2013 International iConference. This paper describes factors that affect digital resource discoverability.
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Enhancing the Quality of Metadata: Modular Approach to Digital Resource Lifecycle Management

Enhancing the Quality of Metadata: Modular Approach to Digital Resource Lifecycle Management

Date: 2007
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: Paper for the 2007 IS&T Annual Archiving Conference. This paper describes how to enhance the quality of metadata and a modular approach to digital resource lifecycle management.
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Expanding the Search for Digital Preservation Solutions: Adopting PREMIS in Cultural Heritage Institutions

Expanding the Search for Digital Preservation Solutions: Adopting PREMIS in Cultural Heritage Institutions

Date: 2009
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: Paper accompanying a poster presentation for the 2009 ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries. This paper provides some preliminary results on factors that affect the adoption of PREMIS (Preservation Metadata Implementation Strategies) in cultural heritage institutions.
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Exploration of Adoption of Preservation Metadata in Cultural Heritage Institutions

Exploration of Adoption of Preservation Metadata in Cultural Heritage Institutions

Date: 2010
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Hastings, Samantha Kelly
Description: Paper presented at the 2010 ASIS&T Annual Meeting. This paper discusses preservation metadata and its role in the challenges of long-term access.
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Exploratory Analysis of Metadata Edit Events in the UNT Libraries' Digital Collections

Exploratory Analysis of Metadata Edit Events in the UNT Libraries' Digital Collections

Date: 2015
Creator: Tarver, Hannah & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This paper discusses an exploratory analysis of metadata edit events in the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' digital collections.
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An Exploratory Analysis of Subject Metadata in the Digital Public Library of America

An Exploratory Analysis of Subject Metadata in the Digital Public Library of America

Date: 2015
Creator: Tarver, Hannah; Phillips, Mark Edward; Zavalina, Oksana & Kizhakkethil, Priya
Description: Paper describing an analysis of subject representation in the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), an aggregate digital library containing more than 8 million item-level metadata records at the time of the study. The findings provide information about the minimum, maximum, and average number of subjects in records from different hubs and hub types, as well as the distribution of unique subject terms across the entire collection.
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Gathering Customer Input Prior to Home Page Redesign: An Ontological Study

Gathering Customer Input Prior to Home Page Redesign: An Ontological Study

Date: 2002
Creator: Alexander, Katherine; Harker, Karen; Higa-Moore, Mori Lou; Mayo, Helen; McKibbon, Shelley & Wilder, Laura
Description: Document accompanying a poster presentation on an ontological study of customer input prior to a home page redesign.
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Getting ETDs off the Calf-Path: Digital Preservation Readiness for Growing ETD Collections and Distributed Preservation Networks

Getting ETDs off the Calf-Path: Digital Preservation Readiness for Growing ETD Collections and Distributed Preservation Networks

Date: June 11, 2009
Creator: Halbert, Martin; Skinner, Katherine & McMillan, Gail
Description: Paper contributed to the 2009 International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs). This paper discusses digital preservation readiness for growing ETD collections and distributed preservation networks.
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How Descriptive Metadata Changes in the UNT Libraries' Collection: A Case Study

How Descriptive Metadata Changes in the UNT Libraries' Collection: A Case Study

Date: 2014
Creator: Tarver, Hannah; Zavalina, Oksana; Phillips, Mark Edward; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Shakeri, Shadi
Description: Paper describing the results of initial research to evaluate general information about how records change in a digital library, using the UNT digital collections as a sample set. The analysis looked at several key concepts including the number of records that have been edited, the number of edits per record, the number of editors per record, the amount of change in file size and in completeness (i.e., values in required fields), and changes in access to digital objects.
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